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The amount of pain management women receive before, during, or after an IUD procedure.

“I respectfully request the SEC investigate Mr. Musk.”

A Good Place: An entire free library on your phone

Bi, Claudius?

Is populism the future for the left?

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Tomorrow 136: Child's Play

Tomorrow 135: Leah Finnegan, the mother of fear

Tomorrow 134: ASMR vampire voice

Tomorrow 133: Erika Allen and the goths

Tomorrow 132: Casey Johnston takes a bite out of Apple

Tomorrow 131: I’m the cyber and that’s the punk

Tomorrow 130: The resistance of Eoin Higgins

Tomorrow 129: Amanda Hess and the fembot army

Tomorrow 128: James T. Green knows the song of the Summer

Culture

Why Joker memes took over the internet

Dean Winters is the only celebrity for me

Kanye West is too horny for his own good

RIP Stanley Cavell, a philosopher who made philosophy feel urgent

Spider-cop?

Taylor Swift will put this blog on Instagram if we’re nice enough

Future

Hangover IV drips aren’t all they’re cracked up to be

Your smart TV might be mining Monero behind your back

First of all it’s really important that women... never go to someone’s house, they meet in a public place, they don’t drink...

Government watchdog concludes FEMA wasn’t ready for last year’s hurricane season

You don’t own it

Info Spiral: What are the teens doing?

A difficult-to-follow story, in convenient capsule form.

By Casey Johnston

Power

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Dumbass

Earth to Ted

Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the other ones

Unsealed FBI documents detail Roger Stone’s Watergate-era dirty tricks

A brief history of batshit conservative boycotts

Can an old-school oil company make a small town cool?